Crustal Evolution and Metallogeny in India

Crustal Evolution and Metallogeny in India

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Crustal evolution means the resultant changes that the Earth's crust has gone through in its geologic past affected by changes in the mantle-crust system, the atmosphere, the hydrosphere and the biosphere. Metallogeny is the genesis of metallic mineral deposits. Both the terms are used in the book in their conventional sense, but keeping in mind an Indian context. This book is the first of its kind to document in detail the nature, origin and evolution of mineral deposits in India and is contextualized in local, regional and global geology. The book is unique in that it combines both metallogeny and crustal evolution that were hitherto treated as stand-alone topics. The exhaustive chapters in the book carry detailed case studies of the distribution and occurrence of ores. The book would be useful to students of advanced geology, researchers, teachers, planners and global metallogeneticists around the world.It hardly needs be pointed out to an informed reader that the importance of the Himalayangeology does notliemerely in the factthatitis thelargest (2500 kmx 200 a€“250 km) or the loftiest (containing eightoftheten highest peaks on Earth) mountainanbsp;...

Title:Crustal Evolution and Metallogeny in India
Author:Sanjib Chandra Sarkar, Anupendu Gupta
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2012-04-09


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